Childish Gambino aka Donald Glover said he was done with creating music. So, fans were left gobsmacked this week when, in the middle of the night, the rapper and TV producer dropped a full album.
There has been an insane reaction to the surprise news. But it seems there's been a huge twist in the tale...
Keep scrolling for all the details.
Donald Glover shot into the spotlight for portraying college student, Troy Barnes on the NBC sitcom Community.
And in 2016...
via: imdbGlover took to the director's chair - creating, originally directing, and starring in FX comedy Atlanta.
Atlanta firmly cemented Glover as one to watch...
via: imdbAnd he proved just that when he moved over to the big screen, starring in the likes of comedy-drama Magic Mike XXL (2015), science fiction comedy The Martian (2015), Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017) and as the young Lando Calrissian in Solo: A Star Wars Story... to name a few.
And of course, who can forget?
via: imdbIn 2019, Glover starred in and produced his own short film, Guava Island in which he features alongside pop sensation, Rhianna.
But his on-screen ventures aren't the only thing he's known for.
via: Getty ImagesGlover has made waves in the music industry too.
But, if you've listened to the star...
Glover released his first album back in 2011.
The track also earnt Glover some rather impressive accolades.
In fact, the star admitted he was ready to hang up his Childish Gambino persona altogether.
So, last night, fans were left stumped when new music dropped from nowhere.donaldgloverpresents.com being shared on Twitter earlier this morning. The link to the site was even retweeted by Glover’s manager, Fam Rothstein.
The new album appeared to feature twelve tracks.
But it's different from anything else he's ever done...
Twitter exploded with reactions to the shock drop.
Donald Glover dropping his album at 1am on a stream while the world is in chaos https://t.co/u8bkKLrljw— kels (@kels)1584261046.0
Fans were nothing short of thrilled with the news.
I'M SO GLAD I'M UP THIS LATE, THIS MAN DONALD GLOVER AKA MF CHILDISH GAMBINO STREAMING SOME NEW MUSIC, LIFE'S GOOD. https://t.co/3GgfDPX7QS— nick_oreo (@nick_oreo)1584260010.0
In fact, in the eyes of many of Glover's fans...
Donald Glover: Does anything Me: https://t.co/J0NNvzW8xn— Darian F (@Darian F)1584333652.0
"Donald Glover saving the world."
donald glover just dropping an album out of nowhere in the middle of the night https://t.co/H2tdqlPAVe— kayle (@kayle)1584259311.0
But it didn't take long for things to take a turn...
Donald Glover aka Childish Gambino drops off surprise album on his website titled “DONALD GLOVER PRESENTS” The proj… https://t.co/fxEpNOFBkm— DMTHEWORLD🌐🌐🌐 (@DMTHEWORLD🌐🌐🌐)1584282245.0
Fans didn't know how to react...
The Donald Glover stream just went down now the world is gonna return to its regularly scheduled program https://t.co/zKxKLlg1wt— ♎︎ (@♎︎)1584300489.0